On a somber note, if your child is asking questions about all the media coverage of September 11th, here are some books I recommend (available here and other libraries) -
- A Nation Challenged: A Visual History of 9/11 and Its Aftermath - Young Reader's Edition from The New York Times.
- Heroes of 9/11: Ten True Tales by Allan Zullo - chapter book
- The Man Who Walked Between the Towers by Mordicai Gerstein. This winner of the 2004 Caldecott Medal tells the true tale of Philippe Petit who wire-walked between the two towers in 1974. It is an amazing, inspiring story that, at the end, sensitively states, "Now the towers are gone. But in memory, as if imprinted on the sky, the towers are still there . . ."